South Korean Flag love the meaning behind it. I've also heard that the short and long lines along with representing the elements also represent the strong protecting the weak and the weak protecting the strong. Like the taegeuk, its all about BALANCE.
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Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul: The sprawling grounds of Seoul’s most prominent palace, Gyeongbokgung, cover 101 acres (41 hectares) and are dotted with ponds, gardens, courtyards, and a wide range of traditional Korean buildings.
Jeokui (적의) : Ceremonial Dress of Queen Left : Illustrated by South Korean 'Kwon, Oh Chang (권오창)' Right : Illustrated by North Korean 'Lee, Pal Chan (리팔찬)'
Korean traditional pattern
West Corridor of Geunjeongjeon at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea